Local Government Employment Opportunities

9/23/20 – Town of Scarborough – Accountant

The Town of Scarborough is seeking a full-time Accountant to join our Finance Department team. Duties include reviewing, processing and reconciling a variety of accounting functions and assignments, daily deposits, general ledger account reconciliations and friendly customer service. Work involves considerable bookkeeping/accounting knowledge and skill. The Accountant assists with daily deposits, preparing reports, assisting with property tax functions, coding source documents for computer input, preparing journal entries, evaluating and researching balance sheet accounts, revenue and expenditure account issues, invoice processing, document scanning, reconciling accounts receivables and payables, maintaining accounts, and routine filing.

Position Requirements: Associate’s Degree in accounting and/or equivalent combination of experience and training supplemented by courses in accounting. Experience in customer service, account reconciliation and recording of financial transactions. Skilled in the use of Microsoft products and Google. Preferred qualifications include the knowledge of Tyler Munis software products especially with the financial software. Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills may be considered at the discre­tion of the Town of Scarborough.

Apply Online: https://www.applitrack.com/townofscarborough/onlineapp/

Applications must be received by Sunday, November 29, 2020. The Town of Scarborough offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits. For additional information call (207) 730-4025 or email hr@scarboroughmaine.org

 -Equal Opportunity Employer-

Scarborough is a diverse community with a commitment to the quality of life and the environment. Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within our boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands. We have a balance with our commercial businesses and also offer open spaces, parks, and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.

Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is just a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and now passenger rail service to Boston and points south. The Scarborough Town Hall is located at 259 U.S. Route 1, just south of the junction of Rt. 1 and Black Point Road/Gorham Road.


9/23/20 – Town of Topsham – Finance Director

The Town of Topsham is seeking a highly experienced candidate to serve as Finance Director who has the strength of character and depth of knowledge to inspire and lead talented, dedicated staff. This position is a highly responsible full-time senior level management position, assisting with the analysis, development, implementation, and management of a finance, budgets, operations, policies, and procedures. This position serves to carry out the Town’s goals and directives, developing internal policy, and guiding finance related initiatives. The Finance Director directs a staff of professional and support personnel, formulates long and short-range plans to effectively manage the Town’s fiscal position, and is responsible for strategic planning for the Finance and Tax Departments. The Finance Director will plan, direct, and coordinate all activities relating to finance, including the following: budgeting, capital projects, accounting, financial reporting and audits, management of debt, payroll, tax collection oversight, and debt management.

This position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and must have served as a Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director, Deputy/Asst. Finance Director within the last five (5) years. Alternatively, any equivalent combination of education and experience that allows for the effective performance of the position’s duties. Salary is based upon experience and the Town of Topsham provides an excellent retirement and health benefits package.

Application and job description are available at https://www.topshammaine.com/index.asp?SEC=58984476-64BB-4AC5-86C6-091A4D1B1B62 A resume, Topsham Employment Application, cover letter and five current references should be submitted to the Town Manager, 100 Main Street, Topsham, Maine 04086. Questions: 207-725-5821.

Topsham is an equal opportunity employer.

6/30/20 – City of Augusta – Tax Collector/City Clerk/Deputy Treasurer

The City of Augusta is now accepting applicants for the position of Tax Collector/City Clerk/Deputy Treasurer. This hands-on position is responsible for administrative and financial work in the oversight and collection of various taxes as well as executing legal responsibilities of the position of City Clerk. Position supervises clerical staff engaged in tax collection and administrative activities and the preparation of regular reports to the City and various state agencies. Responsible for preparation of tax liens, maintaining vital records, issuance of various City licenses and renewals of same, supervising and coordinating processes of all election ballots and reporting results to Secretary of State. Also involved in the hiring, training, scheduling, coaching, budgeting and performance management of direct report staff. Works efficiently and provides superior customer service in a fast-paced environment.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Public or Business Administration or a related field, and a minimum of four (4) years of related work experience. Qualifying experience may be substituted for education on a year-to-year basis. A minimum of three years supervisory experience and customer relations experience is preferred. Pay range is Non-Union exempt,
Range 22 – $72,820 to $97,094 annualized.

The City of Augusta offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, a pension and generous paid time off.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to
Human Resources at HR@augustamaine.gov, mail City Center 16 Cony Street Augusta, ME 04330 or by fax (207) 620-8175

Position open until filled.

The City of Augusta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.